This 120-page file is a unit about the causes, major events, and consequences of the Civil War (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards – SS5H1). The presentation includes notes (facts, dates, people, events) and images related to the Civil War. There are also many printables, activities, and review games included in the file. The graphic organizers and foldables are perfect for your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks!
~What’s In My Head activating activity – slides 4-6
~Who’s and What’s graphic organizer – slides 7-9
~CLOZE notes (for note-taking during the presentation) – slides 10-14
~Key Vocabulary foldable & Key – slides 15-18
~Civil War Notes (facts, images, dates, key figures, etc.) – slides 19-77
~Civil War Comprehension Questions & Key (could also be used as a quiz) – slides 78-80
~Two Viewpoints (States’ Rights) interactive printable – slides 81-83
~Capturing the Civil War interactive printable – slides 84-87
~Civil War Leaders’ Facebook Page – a Facebook-inspired activity – slides 88-90
~Leaders & Generals’ Venn Diagrams – slides 91-93
~Historical marker activity – slides 94-95
~Action Figure activity – slides 96-98
~ Rate A Book (Amazon-inspired activity for Uncle Tom’s Cabin) – slides 99-101
~History Board activity – slides 102-103
~Crystal Ball Predictions printable – slides 104-105
~Find Someone Who Knows… review activity (could be used as a study guide) – slides 106-108
~Who Am I? Ticket Out the Door – slides 109-110
~I Have, Who Has? review game -- slides 111-121
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 5th grade Social Studies:
SS5H1 The student will explain the causes, major events, and consequences of the Civil War.
a. Identify Uncle Tom’s Cabin and John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry, and explain how each of these events was related to the Civil War.
b. Discuss how the issues of states’ rights and slavery increased tensions between the North and South.
c. Identify major battles and campaigns: Fort Sumter, Gettysburg, the Atlanta Campaign, Sherman’s March to the Sea, and Appomattox Court House.
d. Describe the roles of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson.
e. Describe the effects of war on the North and South.
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